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AUGUST BURNS RED releases first song

With just four weeks remaining until the release of their anticipated DVD/CD, Home, genre giants AUGUST BURNS RED are revving up their engines with a flurry of new content and pre-order options.

Starting today, fans can stream the first single from the live DVD/CD, "White Washed," on the band's newly redesigned MySpace site. A fan favorite, "White Washed" is among the stand-out tracks from Constellations, the band's most recent studio album, which stormed into the Billboard Top 200 at #24 and rocketed the band to the forefront of the metal scene.

Stream "White Washed (live)" here:

In conjunction with the redesigned MySpace page, ABR has redesigned and relaunched all of its social sites, including its Facebook BandPage, Twitter and YouTube pages.

The band has also announced a series of pre-order options for Home, which is set for release via longtime label Solid State Records on September 28. Fans can order any number of exclusive packages which include bonus items like t-shirts, posters, signed booklets and even an ABR pillowcase.

Preorder Home

Home - ABR's first live recording - captures the band playing a wildly energetic and ferocious show to a sold-out crowd of 1250+ in the band's hometown of Manheim, PA. The powerful, pummeling performance featured many fan favorites from the band's three full-length albums, Constellations, 2007's Messengers and 2005's Thrillseeker, meaning that Home will appeal to both new and longtime ABR fans. Shot and edited by Space Monkey Studios (COHEED AND CAMBRIA, LAMB OF GOD, EVERY TIME I DIE), the DVD also includes a documentary on the band detailing life on the road and at home and featuring fans discussing the ways in which AUGUST BURNS RED have impacted their lives in a positive, meaningful way.

The recording of Home was yet another highlight for a band that had spent the previous year touring everywhere but "Home," including 5 continents, from Dubai to Australia, Japan to South America, in addition to crisscrossing Europe and North America with everyone from LAMB OF GOD to A DAY TO REMEMBER.

The critical success of Constellations, the band's 3rd album, has helped AUGUST BURNS RED not only become one of the forerunners in the current metal scene, but also break out and reach newer fanbases. The band recently exceeded more than a quarter million in combined album sales. Constellations has sold in excess of 80,000 copies and has been lauded by taste-making publications such as Revolver, AP, Outburn and more, further solidifying ABR's stature.

Never ones to leave fans waiting, AUGUST BURNS RED return to the road this fall as the co-headliner of AP Fall Tour, alongside BRING ME THE HORIZON. The tour stretches from October 13-November 28.

Tickets for the Fall Tour can be purchased here:

Home Track Listing:
1) Intro
2) Back Burner
3) White Washed
4) Your Little Suburbia is in Ruins
5) The Eleventh Hour
6) Meddler
7) Truth of a Liar
8) Mariana's Trench
9) Thirty and Seven
10) Existence
11) Meridian
12) Shot Below the Belt
13) Up Against the Ropes
14) Composure
15) The Seventh Trumpet

Dates on the AP Fall Tour with BRING ME THE HORIZON and more
Oct 13 - Pontiac MI @ Crofoot Ballroom
Oct 14 - Cincinnati OH @ Bogart's
Oct 15 - Sauget IL @ Pop's
Oct 16 - Milwaukee WI @ The Rave
Oct 19 - Minneapolis MN @ Cabooze on the West Bank
Oct 20 - Kansas City MO @ The Beaumont
Oct 21 - Denver CO @ The Summit Music Hall
Oct 22 - Salt Lake City UT @ In The Venue
Oct 23 - Boise ID @ The Venue
Oct 24 - Seattle WA @ The Showbox at the Market
Oct 25 - Portland OR @ Wonder Ballroom
Oct 27 - San Francisco CA @ The Grand Ballroom at The
Oct 28 - Pomona CA @ Fox Theater
Oct 29 - Los Angeles CA @ Club Nokia LA Live
Oct 30 - San Diego CA @ SOMA
Oct 31 - Las Vegas NV @ House of Blues
Nov 2 - Tucson AZ @ Rialto Theater
Nov 4 - Austin TX @ Emo's
Nov 5 - San Antonio TX @ White Rabbit
Nov 6 - Dallas TX @ House of Blues
Nov 7 - Houston TX @ Warehouse Live
Nov 9 - Orlando FL @ Hard Rock Live Orlando
Nov 10- Ft Lauderdale FL @ Revolution
Nov 11- Tampa FL @ The Ritz
Nov 12- Atlanta GA @ The Masquerade
Nov 13- Nashville TN @ Rockettown
Nov 14- Charlotte NC @ Amos' Southend Music Hall
Nov 16- Norfolk VA @ The Norva
Nov 17- Baltimore MD @ Sonar
Nov 18- Philadelphia PA @ Electric Factory
Nov 19- Boston MA @ House of Blues
Nov 20- Williamsville NY @ Club Infinity
Nov 21- Toronto ON @ Kool Haus
Nov 22- Montreal QC @ Metropolis
Nov 24- New York NY @ Nokia Theater Times Square
Nov 26- Sayreville NJ @ Starland Ballroom
Nov 27- Allentown PA @ Crocodile Rock
Nov 28- Cleveland OH @ House of Blues Cleveland

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    August 31, 2010

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